PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARWR) today announced that it will present preclinical data on ARO-ANG3 and ARO-APOC3, its two candidates targeting cardiometabolic diseases, and ARO-ENaC, formerly referred to as ARO-Lung1, its first candidate to leverage the Targeted RNAi Molecule (TRiMTM) platform to address diseases in the lung. Arrowhead will deliver presentations at the following conferences:
Vascular Discovery: From Genes to Medicine – Scientific Sessions 2018 – San Francisco, May 10-12, 2018
May 10, 4:15 p.m. PDT – Bruce Given, M.D., Arrowhead’s chief operating officer and head of R&D, will deliver an invited lecture titled, “The promise of RNA interference as a therapeutic approach for treatment of cardiovascular diseases.” In this presentation, Dr. Given will discuss the use of RNAi broadly in treating cardiovascular diseases, including preclinical data on ARO-ANG3 targeting angiopoietin-like protein 3 (ANGPTL3) and ARO-APOC3 targeting apolipoprotein C-III (apoC-III), Arrowhead’s preclinical candidates for the treatment of cardiometabolic diseases.
American Thoracic Society (ATS) 2018 International Conference – San Diego, May 18-23, 2018
May 21, 9:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m. PDT – Erik Bush, Ph.D., Arrowhead’s director of extra-hepatic targeting, will deliver a poster presentation titled, “Targeting αENaC with an epithelial RNAi trigger delivery platform for the treatment of cystic fibrosis.” In this presentation, Dr. Bush will present new preclinical data on ARO-ENaC, formerly referred to as ARO-Lung1, targeting the epithelial sodium channel alpha subunit (αENaC) for the treatment of cystic fibrosis.
A copy of presentation materials may be accessed on the Events and Presentations page under the Investors section of the Arrowhead website after the presentations conclude.
About Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals develops medicines that treat intractable diseases by silencing the genes that cause them. Using a broad portfolio of RNA chemistries and efficient modes of delivery, Arrowhead therapies trigger the RNA interference mechanism to induce rapid, deep, and durable knockdown of target genes. RNA interference, or RNAi, is a mechanism present in living cells that inhibits the expression of a specific gene, thereby affecting the production of a specific protein. Arrowhead’s RNAi-based therapeutics leverage this natural pathway of gene silencing.
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